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Coach Education Programme

Cardiff University Sport and Cardiff University Students Union are currently working on an all new Sports Coach Education Programme. Once details have been finalied they will be published here.

The main objectives of the programme will be to encourage individuals to progress within coach qualification pathways and to assist the development of existing qualified coaches through additional, higher level awards and courses. It is anticipated this will allow the selected students to gain paid and voluntary experience whilst working within Sport Cardiff, National Governing Bodies, the University Athletic Union and local schools/junior teams/clubs.

 

Aims and Objectives of the Sports Coach Education Programme

Aim

To enable structured support to individuals enabling them to progress their career as a sports coach and succeed academically while providing a service for the Cardiff University Athletic Union and the local community.

 

Objectives

  1. To encourage individuals to progress within coach qualification pathways.
  2. To work with internal and external partners to assist the development of existing qualified coaches through additional, higher level awards and courses.
  3. To provide opportunities for the selected students to gain paid and voluntary experience whilst working within Cardiff University Athletic Union clubs, Sport Cardiff, National Governing Bodies and local schools and junior teams/clubs.
  4. To provide a service for the local community.
  5. To aid improvement of BUCS rankings by offering further Coaching support to the Cardiff University Athletic Union clubs.

 

Coaching Resources

Contact Details

Mr Paul Jones
Performance Sport Officer

Telephone:02920 879715